Swansea University

Swansea University

International Maritime Law

Taking into account the need to regulate such a wide range of sea-related transactions, this course has been developed with a view to providing students with a sound and relevant body of information and understanding of shipping law. The course focuses on various aspects of maritime law, from the different contracts for the carriage of goods to marine insurance, international trade and law of the sea.

Entry requirements

Candidates should have a good Honours degree in law or a cognate discipline. Candidates with relevant experience are also encouraged to apply. English language requirement IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component) or Swansea University recognised equivalent.

Course modules

Modules typically include: Admiralty law; carriage of goods by sea, land and air; charterparties (law and practice); marine insurance law; law of the sea; oil and gas law (contracts and liabilities); e-commerce; international trade law; international commercial arbitration.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
LLM Full-time £ 5,300 per Academic year (home fees) 1 years
LLM Full-time £ 12,950 per Academic year (overseas fees) 1 years
LLM Part-time £ 1,750 per Academic year (home fees) 3 years
LLM Part-time £ 4,300 per Academic year (overseas fees) 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Singleton Park, Swansea Swansea SA2 8PP Wales

Key information

College of Law and Criminology
Telephone number: 
01792 513516